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Got 20 Minutes? See ANSYS AIM in Action Got 20 Minutes? See ANSYS AIM in Action
By ANSYS
If you're a design engineer hesitant to learn engineering simulation software then this short session is for you. See how easty it is in ANSYS 18.1.
ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design
By ANSYS
ANSYS AIM provides all of the physical models and simulation tools needed to diagnose and optimize a heat exchanger within a single user interface.
Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology
By Rize
This paper will define Rize's one-of-a-kind Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD), how it works and describe the advantages of the technology.
Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20% Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20%
By Rize
A global consumer packaged goods manufacturer compared the part turnaround speed and costs of their Stratasys Fortus and Rize One 3D printers.
Tips & Tricks
How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD
By Oboe Wu, DS SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS highlights his favorites here.
Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts
By Jeff Setzer, GSC
The new 3D Interconnect functionality introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is useful when working with a variety of native non-SOLIDWORKS files.
Exporting SOLIDWORKS Data into SOLIDWORKS Visualize Exporting SOLIDWORKS Data into SOLIDWORKS Visualize
By Michael Souders, Trimech
New to SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the ability to directly export CAD data to SOLIDWORKS Visualize with one click. There are two options for doing so.
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often? Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
By Benjamin Modic, GoEngineer
GoEngineer's Benjamin Modic talks about computer crashes, why expensive graphic cards can run poorly and the best hardware options for SOLIDWORKS.
Case Studies
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology
Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Columns
J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design
By DS SOLIDWORKS Corp.
The turning machine manufacturer implemented SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer reducing design time by 15 percent and shortened sales cycle.
Technique Advances Prototype Production with SOLIDWORKS Technique Advances Prototype Production with SOLIDWORKS
By Dassault Systemes
Read about how Technique, Inc. implemented SOLIDWORKS solutions like SOLIDWORKS Inspection because it works well with Mastercam.
Kablooe Facilitates Design in One Single Package Kablooe Facilitates Design in One Single Package
By Dassault Systemes
Due to the lack of integration with Autodesk Alias and SOLIDWORKS, Kablooe Design switched to SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer, saving days.
Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata
Avatars for products and product-related lifecycle processes are being incorporated into PLM as PLM solutions are enhanced for avatars.